outside the planetarium
UCLA Planetarium, located on the 8th
floor of the Mathematical Sciences Building
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The UCLA Planetarium (Room MS 8224) is located on the eighth floor of the Mathematical Sciences Building, and the telescopes are located on the ninth floor.

Due to congestion on the UCLA campus, please allow ample time for parking as we are not able to accommodate late arrivals.


Parking is available at many of UCLA's parking structures for approximately $3.00/hour or at on-street meters on UCLA's campus. The parking structures closest to the Mathematical Sciences building are Lots 6 and 9 (off of Westwood Blvd) and Lot 2 (off of Hilgard Ave).
Motorcycle and scooter parking is free of charge in designated areas. There are areas north of Lot 9 (next to Ackerman Union) and west of Lot 2 (at the intersection of Westholme and Charles E. Young Drive.
Bicycle parking is available in the Court of Sciences, just south of the Mathematical Sciences Building breezeway. Bicycle lockers are available for rental in Lot 2.

Public Transportation

UCLA is accessible via several bus lines. They are: Metro lines 2, 20, 302, 305, 720, 761, & 920, Big Blue Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 8, & 12/Super 12, and Culver City Bus line 6/Rapid 6.
The UCLA Campus Express stops at Lot 2, but does not run after 7 PM during the academic year or after 6 PM during summer, winter, and spring breaks.

The Math Sciences Building
The Mathematical Sciences Building
seen from the Court of Sciences

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